We are pleased to announce that POSTRI’s annual General Council meeting was taken on Thursday, 27th of October with the active participation of the members of the institute. The members were informed about the past and current projects as well as the goals and objectives for the 2012. After the information session, the Council proceeded to the elections to delegate responsibilities for the new term of office.
According to the election results, the new positions for the Executive Board are as follows: Mehveş Beyidoğlu Önen, President; Murat Kanatlı, General Secretary; Zehra Beyli, Financial Coordinator; Hakan Karahasan, Research Coordinator; Rana Feridun, Project Coordinator and Shirin Jetha-Dagseven, Public Relations. Members of the Disciplinary Council are Faika Paşa, Berna Serener ve Mine Kanol.
POST is a non-profit, non-political organization set up by a group of people to work for the cultural, social, and environmental betterment of Cyprus and established at 2002.
Vision: To contribute towards achieving an alternative sustainable future, which comprises of an egalitarian Cypriot society, that recognizes the dignity of every living being.
• On the basis of social equality/justice:
o To contribute for creating an open dialogue on issues of peace education and reconciliation and working actively for the unification of the island.
o To take action against gender discrimination based on one’s sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression for achieving positive social transformation.
o To advance, sensitize and advocate for a multicultural and diverse society in which all differences are recognized, understood and accepted.
• To excel as an Institute in the execution of research and participatory action.
• To strengthen research capacity in Cyprus.
• To strive for ecological sustainability through the prevention of environmental degradation and destruction.